Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Gloucester, UK
2d ago

The Role

Working with the Infrastructure Architects and Developers the Cloud Infrastructure Engineer will contribute to the design, build and deployment of platforms and solutions that will drive the technical future of the business.

The objectives of the team are to design and build innovative, industry leading, solutions that will be deployed to a global market through not only Fasthosts Internet, but also 1&1 IONOS and Arsys Internet.

The current roadmap for the team is dominated by the continuing development of Container Hosting Platforms, using Redhat’s Openshift utilising Kubernetes and Ceph.

These platforms are hosted in the company’s own data centres around the world.

Department : Infrastructure Engineering Reference Number : CIE1019 Closing Date : Friday, 14 February, 2020 Reports To : Head of Infrastructure Engineering Apply now

Duties and responsibilities

  • Contribute to the design of new infrastructure solutions as assigned through the company’s project process
  • Build, implement, test and document new infrastructure solutions as assigned through the company’s project process
  • Provide operational support to new platforms and solutions through the initial launch phase.
  • Play an active role in the handover of operational support to the Operations Team
  • Skills and experience

    Required :

  • Advanced Linux server administration, preferably RHCE certified
  • Advanced scripting skills (eg BASH, Python,)
  • Deployment and management of large scale systems and platforms
  • Experience of server virtualisation at scale, preferably KVM + oVirt
  • Desired :

  • Experience with configuration management and automation systems, such as Foreman, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform or Chef
  • Experience of Kubernetes container management and orchestration, preferably Red Hat OpenShift
  • Experience of working within an Internet Hosting Service Provider
  • Understanding of DevOps and Cloud Native Development practices
  • We offer you :

  • 25 days annual leave
  • Contributory pension scheme, Aviva health care, Cycle to work scheme & other benefits
  • Generous training opportunities tailored to your career goals
  • Soft drinks, newspapers and fruit all available in our break out rooms.
  • Great social activities : regular board gaming sessions, football (with an international football tournament once a year)
  • Fitness groups, running teams, and many more.
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